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                         Sunday Bloody Sunday - U2
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Tabbed by: Dan
Email: DrNo4567@yahoo.com



Tune down 1/2 step
1=Eb 4=Db                        ()= harmonic
2=Bb 5=Ab                         p= pull off
3=Gb 6=Eb                         x= deadnote

                (My vocals are  off at times)
[Intro/Riff A]  (Listen to the song for exact timing) Moderately d = 100
   
   Bm     D        G6               Bm         D       G6
e-----2--------2--------0--------0--------2--------2--------0--------0-----|
b---3---3----3---3----3---3----3---3----3---3----3---3----3---3----3---3---|
g-4-------2---------0-------0--------4---------2--------0-------0--------4-|
d--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
a--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
e--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
                          Yeah!          Hmm      hmm, mm.
  
 Bm                   D                     G6
e-----2--------2--------0--------0--------2--------2--------0--------0-----|
b---3---3----3---3----3---3----3---3----3---3----3---3----3---3----3---3---|
g---------2---------0-------0--------4---------2--------0-------0--------4-|
d--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
a--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
e--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
        I   can't believe   the news       today
 
  Bm               D                  G6
e-----2--------2--------0--------0--------2--------2--------0--------0-----|
b---3---3----3---3----3---3----3---3----3---3----3---3----3---3----3---3---|
g---------2---------0-------0--------4---------2--------0-------0----------|
d--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
a--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
e--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
     oh, I  can't  close my eyes and   make it  go  a-way

[Verse 1]

   D                               Em                       D
e--2--------2--2--2--2--2--2---0-------0----------0------------2---------2-|
b--3--------3--3--3--3--3--3---0-------0----------0------------3---------3-|
g--2--------2--2--2--2--2--2---0-------0----------0------------2---------2-|
d--0--------0--0--0--0--0--0---2-------2----------2------------0---------0-|
a------------------------------2-------2----------2------------------------|
e------------------------------0-------0----------0------------------------|
     how long,                how long must we sing this song? how long, how

   Em 
e--0--------0------------------0-----0--0--0--0--0-------0--0--0--0--0--0--|
b--0--------0------------------0-----0--0--0--0--0-------0--0--0--0--0--0--|
g--0--------0------------------0-----0--0--0--0--0-------0--0--0--0--0--0--|
d--2--------2------------------2-----2--2--2--2--2-------2--2--2--2--2--2--|
a--2--------2------------------2-----2--2--2--2--2-------2--2--2--2--2--2--|
e--0--------0------------------0-----0--0--0--0--0-------0--0--0--0--0--0--|
   long?                                               'Cause     to    -

[Rhy. Fig 1 w/slight dist.]
  
   B5             D5                G
e--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
b-----------------------------------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
g--4-4-4-4-4------7-7-7-7-7---------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
d--4-4-4-4-4------7-7-7-7-7---------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
a--2-2-2-2-2------5-5-5-5-5---------10-10-10-10-10------10-10-10-10-10-----|
e--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 night                              we can      be  as  one         to  -

   B5            G                     B5                 D5
e--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
b-----------------------------------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
g--4-4-4-4-4------7-7-7-7-7---------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
d--4-4-4-4-4------7-7-7-7-7---------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
a--2-2-2-2-2------5-5-5-5-5---------10-10-10-10-10------10-10-10-10-10-----|
e--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 night!

   B5             D5                   G
e--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
b-----------------------------------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
g--4-4-4-4-4------7-7-7-7-7---------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
d--4-4-4-4-4------7-7-7-7-7---------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
a--2-2-2-2-2------5-5-5-5-5---------10-10-10-10-10------10-10-10-10-10-----|
e--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
       Broken    bottles  under       children's        feet 
  
[Riff A]   
  
 Bm     D        G6               Bm         D       G6
e-----2--------2--------0--------0--------2--------2--------0--------0-----|
b---3---3----3---3----3---3----3---3----3---3----3---3----3---3----3---3---|
g-4-------2---------0-------0--------4---------2--------0-------0--------4-|
d--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
a--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
e--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 bodies strewn across the dead-end street, but i won't heed the battle call

                                       [Chorus]
   Bm     D        G6               Bm         D       G6
e-----2--------2--------0--------0--|-----2--------2--------0--------0-----|
b---3---3----3---3----3---3----3---3|---3---3----3---3----3---3----3---3---|
g---------2---------0-------0-------|4---------2--------0-------0--------4-|
d-----------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
a-----------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
e-----------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
 it puts my back up,                |      Sunday Bloody Sunday 
   puts my back up against the wall        
    
    Bm    D        G6                  [Harmonics]       w/bar......
e-----2--------2--------0--------0---|-------------------------------------|
b---3---3----3---3----3---3----3---3-|------------------------------(7)----|
g---------2---------0-------0--------|---------(7)-------(5)---------------|
d------------------------------------|----(7)------------------------------|
a------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
e------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
  Sunday Bloody Sunday                            Sunday Bloody Sunday

e--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
b-------------------------------(7)----------------------------------------|
g---------(7)-------(5)-------------(7)-----------x-x-x-x-x-x-x------------|
d----(7)------------------------------------------x-x-x-x-x-x-x------------|
a-------------------------------------------------x-x-x-x-x-x-x------------|
e--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
                                           Oh let's go!
[Interlude w/Rhy.Fig 1]

   B5             D5                   G
e--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
b-----------------------------------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
g--4-4-4-4-4------7-7-7-7-7---------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
d--4-4-4-4-4------7-7-7-7-7---------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
a--2-2-2-2-2------5-5-5-5-5---------10-10-10-10-10------10-10-10-10-10-----|
e--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

   B5             D5                   G
e--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
b-----------------------------------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
g--4-4-4-4-4------7-7-7-7-7---------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
d--4-4-4-4-4------7-7-7-7-7---------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
a--2-2-2-2-2------5-5-5-5-5---------10-10-10-10-10------10-10-10-10-10-----|
e--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

 B5             D5                   G
e--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
b-----------------------------------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
g--4-4-4-4-4------7-7-7-7-7---------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
d--4-4-4-4-4------7-7-7-7-7---------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
a--2-2-2-2-2------5-5-5-5-5---------10-10-10-10-10------10-10-10-10-10-----|
e--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
      And        the    battle's     just    begun

[Riff A]

   Bm     D        G6               Bm         D       G6
e-----2--------2--------0--------0--------2--------2--------0--------0-----|
b---3---3----3---3----3---3----3---3----3---3----3---3----3---3----3---3---|
g-4-------2---------0-------0--------4---------2--------0-------0----------|
d--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
a--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
e--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 There's many lost, but tell me who | The trenches dug within our hearts
 has won?
                                      [Chorus]
   Bm     D        G6               Bm         D       G6
e-----2--------2--------0--------0--|-----2--------2--------0--------0-----|
b---3---3----3---3----3---3----3---3|---3---3----3---3----3---3----3---3---|
g-4-------2---------0-------0-------|4---------2--------0-------0----------|
d-----------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
a-----------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
e-----------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
   and mother's children, brothers  |   
Sunday Bloody Sunday
    sisters torn apart         
                                               D
e-----2--------2--------0--------0------|------2---------------------------|
b---3---3----3---3----3---3----3---3----|------3---------------------------|
g-4-------2---------0-------0-----------|------2---------------------------|
d---------------------------------------|------0---------------------------|
a---------------------------------------|----------------------------------|
e---------------------------------------|----------------------------------|
   Sunday Bloody Sunday                            how long

    Em                             D
e---0------------------------------2------------0--------------------------|
b---0------------------------------3------------0--------------------------|
g---0------------------------------2------------0--------------------------|
d---2------------------------------0------------2--------------------------|
a---2-------------------------------------------2--------------------------|
e---0-------------------------------------------0--------------------------|
   how long must we sing this song?   how long   how long?    'cause to  -

[Rhy.Fig 1]

   B5             D5                   G
e--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
b-----------------------------------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
g--4-4-4-4-4------7-7-7-7-7---------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
d--4-4-4-4-4------7-7-7-7-7---------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
a--2-2-2-2-2------5-5-5-5-5---------10-10-10-10-10------10-10-10-10-10-----|
e--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 night                              we can  be  as  one   tonight!

   B5             D5                   G
e--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
b-----------------------------------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
g--4-4-4-4-4------7-7-7-7-7---------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
d--4-4-4-4-4------7-7-7-7-7---------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
a--2-2-2-2-2------5-5-5-5-5---------10-10-10-10-10------10-10-10-10-10-----|
e--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
          
   B5             D5                   G
e--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
b-----------------------------------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
g--4-4-4-4-4------7-7-7-7-7---------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
d--4-4-4-4-4------7-7-7-7-7---------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
a--2-2-2-2-2------5-5-5-5-5---------10-10-10-10-10------10-10-10-10-10-----|
e--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
tonight,                     tonight
  (Bkgd. Vocal)     Sunday   Bloody       Sunday

   B5             D5                   G
e--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
b-----------------------------------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
g--4-4-4-4-4------7-7-7-7-7---------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
d--4-4-4-4-4------7-7-7-7-7---------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
a--2-2-2-2-2------5-5-5-5-5---------10-10-10-10-10------10-10-10-10-10-----|
e--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
tonight,                                        tonight      Oh let's go!
  (Bkgd. Vocal)     Sunday   Bloody       Sunday

[Guitar Solo]

  (B5)               (D5)               (G)
e--12p10-10-10-12-12-12p10-10-10-------------------------------------------|
b---0-----0--0--0--0--0-----0--0--12-12-12p10-10-10--12-12-12p10-10-10-----|
g----------------------------------0--0--0-----0--0---0--0--0-----0--0-----|
d--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
a--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
e--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

       (B5)              (D5)                (G)
e-12-12-12p10-10-10-12-12-12p10-10-10--------------------------------------|
b--0--0--0-----0--0--0--0--0-----0--0--12-12-12p10-10-10-12-12-12p10-10-10-|
g---------------------------------------0--0--0-----0--0--0--0--0-----0--0-|
d--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
a--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
e--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

[]=tricky spot

  (B5)                (D5)                (G)
e--0--0--0---0--0---0-0-0---0-0-0---0-0-0--0--0-0---0-0-0---0--0--0-0-0----|
b-10-10-10---8--8---7-7-7---5-5-5---3-3-3-[5]-3-3---2-2-2--[3]-2--0-0-0----|
g--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
d--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
a--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
e--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

 (B5)       (D5)        (G)                                            (D5)
e-0-0-0-0--0-0--0-0-0--0-0---0--0--0---0--0--0---0--0--0---0---0---0---0---|
b-0-3-3-3--5-5--7-7-7--8-8--10-10-10--12-12-12--15-15-15--14--10--12--12---|
g--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
d--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
a--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
e--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

                           B5        D5            G
   (G)           [Scratching, listen for how it's played]...................
e---0----------------------------------------------------------------------|
b-(12)---------------------------------------------------------------------|
g--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
d--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
a--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
e--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
         Wipe the tears from your eyes                     Wipe the tears

   B5         D5      G                                    B5     D5
 ..........................................................................
e--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
b--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
g--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
d--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
a--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
e--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
     a - way                                I'll wipe your tears    a - way

  G                           B5                 D5
 .........................................................................
e--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
b--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
g--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
d--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
a--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
e--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    I'll wipe   your      tears            a  - way
  (Bkgd. Vocals)                             Sun - day,   Blood - y    Sun -

   G                       B5                D5                    G
 ..........................................................[Scratching Ends]
e--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
b--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
g--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
d--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
a--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
e--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
     I'll wipe  your  blood  -  shot         eyes
 day                                  Sun  -  day,  blood - y   Sun  -  day

 [Harmonics]

e--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
b---------------------------------------------(7)--------------------------|
g---(7)-----------------(5)--------------------------(7)-------------------|
d--------(7)---------------------------------------------------------------|
a--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
e--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
                                               
Sun - day   blood - y   Sun (Bkgd. Vocals)Sun - day    blood - y  Sun  -  day

e--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
b------------------------------------------(7)-----------------------------|
g--------(7)--------------(5)--------------------7)------------------------|
d---(7)--------------------------------------------------------------------|
a--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
e--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
       -   day                                     Ah.  

e--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
b------------------------------------------------------(7)-----------------|
g---(7)---------------------(5)-----------------------------(7)------------|
d--------(7)---------------------(5)---------------------------------------|
a--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
e--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
                                                               Sun - day  
               Sun - day         blood - y           Sun  -  day     

e--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
b-------------------------------------------(7)----------------------------|
g---------------------(7)----------(5)-----------(7)------x-x-x-x-x-x------|
d----------------(7)--------------------------------------x-x-x-x-x-x------|
a---------------------------------------------------------x-x-x-x-x-x------|
e--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 blood - y   Sun  -  day                      Ah.   Yeah.  let's  go!

[Violin Solo] use Rhy. Fig 1

   B5             D5                   G
e--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
b-----------------------------------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
g--4-4-4-4-4------7-7-7-7-7---------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
d--4-4-4-4-4------7-7-7-7-7---------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
a--2-2-2-2-2------5-5-5-5-5---------10-10-10-10-10------10-10-10-10-10-----|
e--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

   B5             D5                   G
e--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
b-----------------------------------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
g--4-4-4-4-4------7-7-7-7-7---------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
d--4-4-4-4-4------7-7-7-7-7---------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
a--2-2-2-2-2------5-5-5-5-5---------10-10-10-10-10------10-10-10-10-10-----|
e--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

[Verse 2, Rhy. Fig 1]

   B5             D5                   G
e--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
b-----------------------------------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
g--4-4-4-4-4------7-7-7-7-7---------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
d--4-4-4-4-4------7-7-7-7-7---------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
a--2-2-2-2-2------5-5-5-5-5---------10-10-10-10-10------10-10-10-10-10-----|
e--------------------------------------------------------------------------       
And  it's  true   we     are     im - mune      

   B5             D5                   G
e--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
b-----------------------------------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
g--4-4-4-4-4------7-7-7-7-7---------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
d--4-4-4-4-4------7-7-7-7-7---------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
a--2-2-2-2-2------5-5-5-5-5---------10-10-10-10-10------10-10-10-10-10-----|
e--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
       when  fact is fic - tion  and T - V  re - al - i - ty
  
 B5             D5                   G
e--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
b-----------------------------------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
g--4-4-4-4-4------7-7-7-7-7---------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
d--4-4-4-4-4------7-7-7-7-7---------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
a--2-2-2-2-2------5-5-5-5-5---------10-10-10-10-10------10-10-10-10-10-----|
e--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
         And   to - day    the    mil - lions  cry
 (Bkgd. Vocals)Sun - day blood - y   Sun   -  day

   B5             D5                   G
e--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
b-----------------------------------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
g--4-4-4-4-4------7-7-7-7-7---------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
d--4-4-4-4-4------7-7-7-7-7---------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
a--2-2-2-2-2------5-5-5-5-5---------10-10-10-10-10------10-10-10-10-10-----|
e--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
  we eat and drink   while to    - mor - row   they   die
    Sun - day    blood - y  Sun     -       day

   B5             D5                   G
e--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
b-----------------------------------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
g--4-4-4-4-4------7-7-7-7-7---------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
d--4-4-4-4-4------7-7-7-7-7---------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
a--2-2-2-2-2------5-5-5-5-5---------10-10-10-10-10------10-10-10-10-10-----|
e--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
   The  real  bat - tle  just     be - gun
   Sun - day     blood - y      Sun   -     day

   B5             D5                   G
e--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
b-----------------------------------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
g--4-4-4-4-4------7-7-7-7-7---------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
d--4-4-4-4-4------7-7-7-7-7---------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
a--2-2-2-2-2------5-5-5-5-5---------10-10-10-10-10------10-10-10-10-10-----|
e--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
   to  claim  the  vic  -  t'ry  Je - sus  won
        Sun - day         blood - y  Sun   -    day

     B5             D5                   G
e--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
b-----------------------------------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
g--4-4-4-4-4------7-7-7-7-7---------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
d--4-4-4-4-4------7-7-7-7-7---------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
a--2-2-2-2-2------5-5-5-5-5---------10-10-10-10-10------10-10-10-10-10-----|
e--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
  on                                       Sun   -    day
                 Sun  -  day   blood - y   Sun   -   day

   B5             D5                   G
e--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
b-----------------------------------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
g--4-4-4-4-4------7-7-7-7-7---------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
d--4-4-4-4-4------7-7-7-7-7---------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
a--2-2-2-2-2------5-5-5-5-5---------10-10-10-10-10------10-10-10-10-10-----|
e--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
     Sun - day  blood - y   Sun  -  day
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justin_fraser wrote on May 2 2006, 05:15 pm

Amazing tab!! Keep it up!!!

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jonny and tom wrote on May 22 2006, 02:11 pm

almost perfect!

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Repitition wrote on May 23 2006, 05:16 am

The Riff has muted notes in it.

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